Twitter Resources For Caregivers: Dementia Care, Free Wii Game Giveaway, Winter Heart Attacks…

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Last updated 2017

SENIOR HOME CARE GIVING:

Excellent article about dealing with beloved elderly parents forgetting who you are due to dementia such as that caused by Alzheimer’s Disease.

Six myths of caregiving.

Elder Care 101:When do you stop an elderly parent from driving?   Via @DLindberg49

Next time you visit your elderly parent, check his or her fridge for expired items, especially salad dressings. Via @Seniors4Living

February & Valentine’s Day activity ideas for senior care activity directors to use with senior citizens. Via @Carebuzz

EldercareABC Blog Carnival  has another interesting edition out including some excellent security tips for elderly parents.

Many blue foods have anthocyanins & phenolics, two powerful phytochemicals now being studied for antiaging benefits. One example: blueberries. Via @kimduess

Alzheimer’s Reading Room: Dealing with Difficult Behavior Caused by Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease. Via @SeniorsResource

Boomers and Seniors: News You Can Use blog carnival
just came out this morning. It looks very interesting with articles about Excercising in Tucson,  Knee Pain issues, and a couple of entries from SandwichINK. 🙂 There’s even some fun videos to check out.

Speaking of Boomers & Seniors, SandwichINK is proud to announce we will be hosting the next Boomers and Seniors: News You Can Use blog carnival on January 26. If you are interested, we would love to have you enter an article or two in this blog carnival organized by Seniors For Living. 🙂

GRANDPARENTS:

Golden Corral: All day, everyday, kids 3 and under eat FREE with adult purchases. My senior mom, my granddaughter and I love to eat there! It’s a great place for the Sandwich Generation. 🙂  Via @ThriftyParents

GIVEAWAY: The Princess and the Frog for the Wii! From now until January 26, there is a fun contest for five free copies of these fun Wii games for kids. I bet our grandkids would love this! 🙂 Via @WeekinRewind

Video Chat with the Grandkids
at GrandMagazine by @ShaynePacker.


WORDS OF ENCOURAGEMENT:

Great opportunities to help others seldom come, but small ones surround us every day.” Sally Koch. Via @Rainer_Seiffert

Caregiver’s prayer – As for me, I trust in Thee O Lord. I say, “Thou art my God. My times are in Thy hand.”

He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has. Epictetus. Via @AnneSadler:

God’s Desktop Picture”  Definitely puts worries into perspective!

I sought the Lord and He answered me and delivered me from all my fears.

I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday. Abraham Lincoln. Via @KristenArnold

The Lord is close to the brokenhearted.

SANDWICH GENERATION:

Now that Christmas is over, it’s time for “Stocking the Empty Gift Pantry™” as well as “The Magic Mason Jar Filled With (Potential) Lights.”  These are great ways to save money via @frugalluxuries.

CaringBridge is an excellent resource for families dealing with health issues, from grandchildren to elderly parents. Via @MatthewBJohnson

Quick, easy, and healthy, Carl’s Jr. has a new apple, cranberry, and walnut salad that “is yumaluma!” per @jeneanw.

Are heart attacks more common in winter?  Via @Carebuzz

Curry and black pepper may help to prevent breast cancer.

 

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